Guys: follow these 3 steps for the best shave ever
The first time you picked up a razor to try to shave was most likely when you were a little kid trying to be just like dad. Now that you’re older and some time has passed, you’ve been able to work on your shaving technique, so we bet you think that it’s perfect by now. And maybe it is. But let’s double–check just in case and review the 3 essential steps:
Prep your skin: Cleanse your skin with BIOTHERM HOMME CLEANSING GEL and hot water to remove impurities and soften the hair - just make sure that the water isn’t too hot because no one needs to be getting any second-degree burns around here. Lather on your shaving cream, foam, or gel of choice and then spread it evenly over your stubble or beard with the help of your fingers or a shaving brush (you know, like the ones you’ve seen at the barber’s). If your skin is sensitive then BIOTHERM HOMME FOAM SHAVER - Specially formulated for sensitive skins - is a great option.
Shave with the grain: Chances are you’ve already discovered what razor works best for you through trial and error, so we won’t give any recommendations on what the top razors currently are. But we would like to remind you that in order to get the closest shave with the fewest nicks and cuts, make sure to shave in the direction of hair growth, using long even strokes, and don’t forget to rinse the blade frequently.
Top tip: The optimal time to shave is in the morning, before breakfast. Eating stimulates microcirculation which can cause micro cuts, and no one wants that!
Soothe and hydrate: Shaving can be irritating, so soothe skin with a splash of cold water to reduce inflammation and close up the pores. Follow-up with a bit of BIOTHERM HOMME AFTER SHAVE BALM or RAZOR BURN ELIMINATOR .
Now that you know how to shave correctly (or at least confirmed something you already knew), don’t forget to continue to take care of your skin and keep your beard clean on the days you aren’t shaving.